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Karlsson, Finnur: From the Filter 

 

 

Basic information

  • Title: 
    From the Filter
  • Subtitle: 
  • Composer: 
  • Duration (in minutes): 
    9
  • Year of composition: 
    2016
  • First performance (year): 
    2016
  • First performance (venue): 
  • First performance (performers): 
  • Conductor: 
    No
 

Notes

  • Program notes: 

    From the Filter is a piece in two movements; I - Canadian-Pills and II - From the Desk of Barrister Samson Mohamed. The piece was written for, and premiered by TAK ensemble (US) in two concerts in Iceland in the summer of 2016.
    The piece is a contemplation of the motives of the people that send the composer unsolicited email.

  • Technical specs: 

    The ensemble is not amplified.

    Extra elements in soprano part:
    - The soprano plays a counter bell in the first movement, placed on a table or a stand within the reach of the soprano
    - Movement two is performed sitting at a table located in the middle of the stage. On the table is a laptop and a coffee cup which is used as a prop in the movement. The laptop is running NoisyTyper, an application that simulates the sounds of a typewriter, playing the fake typewriter sounds through the built-in speakers. NoisyTyper can be downloaded here [http://fffff.at/noisy-typer-a-typewriter-for-your-laptop/]

 

Instruments

Total number of musicians: 
17
Musicians1st player2nd player
Flute
1
C
Oboe
2
Clarinet
2
B-flat
Saxophone
2
Bassoon
2
Trumpet
2
Trombone
2
Musicians
Soprano(s)
1
Musicians1st player2nd player
Violin
1
Double Bass
2

 

 

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